June 1944: On the right flank of Operation EPSOM, the British set up Operation MARTLET. This operation was necessary because EPSOM was vulnerable to German counterattack from the high ground in the Rauray area.
Operation Neptune gives insight into the British Army assault of the River Seine at Vernon, France in late August, 1944. This pack provides players the opportunity to see how they would fare in a forced river crossing and clearing operation in both scenario and CG form.
We tackle the monster scenario ‘Knock Them Down!’ from LCP’s Steelworks module. We think it played out fairly close to history. The Highlanders were unable to dig out the well fortified Germans, and Tigers showed up early to wreak havoc on the British Shermans.
The 4th Armored Brigade, probing northeast of Gabr Saleh, was driving a German recon unit before it. The Afrika Korps at last reacted, quickly forming several units of the 21st Panzer Division into Kampfgruppe Stephan.
Before the 8th Army could launch its assault on the Mareth Line, it had to clear the Axis outposts between the Wadi Zeuss and the Wadi Zigzaou. One of these, held by veterans of the 90th Light Division, encompassed a group of small hills appropriately named the “Horseshoe” by the British.
AAR by: Stephen “Stew” Stewart Stew’s Replays: Rachi Ridge (36) Here’s the historical situation: Date: November 12, 1943 Location: Leros, Greece Attacker: German (Bataillon I, Fallschirmjäger Regiment 2) Defender: British (2nd Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers / A Squadron, Long Range Desert Group) German paratroopers landed on the Aegean island of Leros which had been manned […]
AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: Ad Hoc At Beaurains (91) Here’s the historical situation: Date: May 21, 1940 Location: Beaurains, France Attacker: British (4th Battalion, Royal Tank Regiment) Defender: German (Panzer Division 7) Quite unexpectedly, the British launched a major counterattack from Arras against the extended spearheads of Rommel’s breakthrough. The Germans […]
AAR by: John Knowles Advanced Squad Leader AAR: The Bridge At Verdalsora (J36) Here’s the historical situation: Date: April 21, 1940 Location: Verdalsöra, Norway Attacker: German (1st Battalion, 138th Gebirgsjäger Regiment) Defender: Norwegian / British (Machine Gun Squadron, 2nd Dragoons/55th Field Company, Royal Engineers) After landing at Namsos, the British goal was to make contact […]
AAR by: Neal Ulen & Scott Rowland Advanced Squad Leader AAR – Merzenhausen Zoo (J19) Download the VASL setup file. (not available) Download the VASL .vlog playthrough. Here’s the historical situation: Date: November 22, 1944 Location: Merzenhausen, Germany Attacker: American / British (1/66 Armored, 1/119th Infantry, 30th Infantry Division and Squadron B, Fife and Forfar […]
AAR by: Neal Ulen & Scott Rowland Advanced Squad Leader AAR – Point of the Sword (102) Here’s the historical situation: Attacker: British / Canadian (Leicester’s 4th Brigade Commandos / Régiment de la Chaudiere) Defender: German (Bataillon II, Panzer Division 21) The Allied landings at Normandy were quickly followed by advances into the villages that […]